shoulder-slipped love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a slip of the shoulder; suffering dislocation of the shoulder-joint.


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  • And so heaving him up again upon his legs, once more the knight mounted poor Rozinante, that was half shoulder-slipped with his fall.

    The Children's Hour, v 5. Stories From Seven Old Favorites

  • “they seem to have some mettle; but then they are mere colts, and will take the devil-and-all of breaking: methinks this hinder one is shoulder-slipped.” — “D — them,” cried the commodore, “I wish both their necks were broke, thof the two cost me forty good yellow-boys.”.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle


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